Transfer Ovechkin helped “Washington” to smash “Chicago” in the match NHL
The captain “Washington” Alexander Ovechkin (centre)
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MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. Washington claimed a major victory of “Chicago” with the account 6:0 in the home match of the regular championship of National hockey League (NHL), the Russian forward of “Washington” Alexander Ovechkin gave an assist, which was his 15th of the season.
In the “Washington” goals scored by Jay Beagle (7-I and 59-I minutes), Nicklas Backstrom (7), Brett Connolly (18), Tom Wilson (38) and T. J. o’shea (49).
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The captain “Washington” Alexander Ovechkin scored one successful transmission, and also put two shots on goal Chicago 16 minutes and 9 seconds on the court. Now, on account of 31-year-old Russian who two days ago crossed the mark of 1000 points in the regular championship, 36 points (21+15) in 42 games this season . Other Russian legionaries “Washington” Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov are unable to gain points for the performance.
Also distinguished by the Russians, acting in “Chicago”. Artemiy Panarin has been on the ice for 18 minutes, 57 seconds (one shot, “-1”), and Artem Anisimov played in the match 18 minutes and 18 seconds (three shots, one blocked shot).
“Washington” won the eighth victory in a row and still occupies the second place in the Eastern conference, scoring 61 points in 42 games. Chicago is in first place in the standings in the West with 59 points after 45 games. In the next match January 15, Washington will play at home against Philadelphia on the same day “Chicago” will meet with Minnesota.
In a parallel match “Carolina” beat the house “Buffalo” with the score 5:2.